India is the birthplace, of many ancient civilizations of the world and it still preserves those ancient core values and traditions in the 21st century. Meditative practices like “Yoga” and “Ayurveda” has its origin in India. Every state in India has traditional dances and music which many a times revolve around some of our great epic stories like “Ramayana” and “Mahabharata”.
Up to 18th century India was ruled by many princely states which gave many beautiful palaces and forts to this nation. In 1947, india got independence under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and other leaders and now it is the world’s largest democracy.
What defines “India” is its rich culture, traditions, dance &amp;amp;amp;amp; music, palatial history heritage but what binds this diverse nation is a true ‘Spirit of India’.
This is the inspiration of bringing to you this beautiful compilation of DVDs which will drive you through the incredible journey of India.
A journey of exploring unity in diversity...
Pages from Indian History
The Path of Non Violence with Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas K. Gandhi lovingly known as ‘Father of the Nation’ spent most of his life preaching non-violence to gain equality and freedom for India. This documentary explores his struggle against the British Empire and their colonies of South Africa and India. It shows historic events like the Dandi March and Non-Cooperative movement that he initiated and led India to freedom from the British Empire.
This national award winning film is a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s inestimable contribution to the making of free India. The film brings out the problems that India faced in its pre and immediate post independence period, which turned out to be Sardar Patel’s finest hour when problem after monumental problem was solved by Sardar Patel.
From India to the World
Yoga is a management system for life and it is the most holistic approach to life. These 35 asanas with Indian Film Industry’s famous actress Shilpa Shetty will help you to feel and look better.
Covers; Back Asanas, Stomach Asanas, Standing Asanas, Sitting Asanas, Neck &amp;amp;amp;amp; Shoulder Asanas, Pranayam (Breathing)....
Ayurveda – Art of Being
“The film covers nearly 15000 kilometres journey across India.”
Ten internationally Ayurveda doctors and experts are in the film.
Six unknown but gifted Ayurveda doctors were discovered during making the film. The films “two main characters Dr. Nicolas Kotsiopouslos and Dr. Scott Gerson are also allopathy doctors by training who later chose Ayurveda”.
Glimpse of India
The Agony of the Ganges
This documentary focuses on “Ganga”- the river respected by Hindus. Because of the overwhelming reverential impact of the Ganges on hundreds of millions of Hindus, a real life paradox today haunts the citizens of Benares. For how long can people of Banaras continue to ignore the gap between the ritual purity of the river and its actual level of cleanliness? Today, this divide is so wide that combined with global warming and climate change, it threatens the very life of the river.
The Maharaja of Jodhpur
The Maharaja of Jodhpur is a masterful film on Gaj Singh II of Marwar. Jodhpur. With exclusive footage of and interviews with members of the royal family; and in particular the Maharaja himself, it tells the story of “the boy who would be king”, enthroned at age 4, his trials and tribulations over the tumultuous years of historical change, and of his quest to be a “Modern Maharaja”.
Indian Dance &amp;amp;amp;amp; Music
The great Indian Epic “The Ramayana” is beautifully portrayed through this well choreographed music and dance ballet. Here the medium of communication is a union of hand gestures and body movements of classical and contemporary dances of India. It is based on the life of the demon king ‘Ravan’ who rules over the kingdom of Lanka and his role in the scheme of things in this epic.
The Gurus of Bandish – Pandit Bhimsen Joshi
The legendary Vocalist, of Indian Origin, has few equals in his field – be it in terms of popularity or deft renditions of difficult passages. By now, he may well have given concerts that have exceeded the five – figure mark. Here is a collection of personally selected “Bandishes” for renditions from the rich and endless reservoir of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi’s compositions.
The Guru of Bandish – Ustad Rashid Khan
Ustad Rashid Khan, who started his life as a child prodigy, has developed into a brilliant musician and is today, one of the top vocalists of the Indian Classical Music world. His voice production and application of notes have an intoxicating quality. Here is a collection of personally selected “Bandishes” for renditions from the rich and endless reservoir of his compositions.
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